World Ovarian Cancer Day, 8th May

Friday, May 8, is the third annual World Ovarian Cancer Day. Join our global movement to raise awareness of this deadly disease, at The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. Since 2013, our Advocate Leaders have raised awareness through news articles and advertisements, developed relationships with their elected officials and fought for increased funding for ovarian cancer research throughout the country. Symptoms and Detection of Ovarian Cancer Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer For years, … [Read more...]

World Cancer Day celebrated FEB 4

Healthy Life Choices Empowering people to make healthy choices and reducing the social and environmental risk factors for cancer are key to achieving the global goal of reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025 and reaching the targets of the World Cancer Declaration. Taking place under the tagline ‘Not beyond us’, World Cancer Day 2015 will take a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that solutions do exist across … [Read more...]

2014 PML AWARENESS RUN & WALK – OCT 11 (Orlando)

Dear Friends and Supporters, Now in existence for over 5 years, The Courtney Project www.the-courtney-project.org continues to strive to expand its programs and offerings to the community. We hope that you will be able to take part in one or more of the many exciting events that we are offering this year and experience firsthand the pride we take in supporting our cause. It is our mission to increase global awareness of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) a rare viral … [Read more...]

CHARITY EVENT – OCT 24 (Support Cancer Charity Event)

A Celebration of Women™ presents her 2nd Annual Celebration of Cancer Survivors Speaker Event 2013   Every season in October, the CFL run a PINK campaign in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. This year the Toronto Argonauts are holding our campaign on October 24, 2013 vs. the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, kickoff is at 7:30 at Rogers Centre. I have teamed up for a 2nd year in a row with A Celebration of Women™ and we will be hosting our 2nd annual Celebration of Cancer … [Read more...]

25 Breast Cancer Myths Busted

Know the difference between breast cancer facts and fiction? You have probably seen and heard a lot about breast cancer during the past few weeks as this month of October is Beast Cancer Awareness Month, but as we approach the end of this year's breast cancer awareness month this is a good time to ask how much of the information you encountered is actually true. See if you know which of the following statements are true and which are false... Here's the real deal on risks, symptoms, … [Read more...]

Celebrating Lynn Manwar on ET Canada – Oct 8

Lynn Manwar – WOMAN of ACTION™   I am Canadian and a graduate of York University in Toronto, Canada. I am an entrepreneur, sales professional and writer. Born in multicultural Toronto, Canada, with a Trinidadian mother of Indian descent and a Canadian father of German/English descent, Lynn Manwar is the perfect example of a new age woman of substance! Cross-cultural woman, Lynn Manwar is known as the “Networking Queen”. Her interest in the environment led her to complete a … [Read more...]

U.S. Conference on AIDS 2013 – DAY 2

The annual U.S. Conference on AIDS  (USCA) continued yesterday, Monday, September 9, 2013, in New Orleans with a rich series of sessions on topics addressing many aspects of the HIV care continuum. The Engagement Challenge: Step-Up and Lead President Obama’s July 2013 Executive Order creating the HIV Care Continuum Initiative called upon federal agencies and other HIV community stakeholders to sharpen their focus on better addressing the drop-offs along the continuum of HIV care as they … [Read more...]

Tiffany Bond, 8th Annual Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer Walk!

Join us for some shopping to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society’s 8th Annual Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer Walk! When: Tuesday, August 20th 6:30pm – 8:30pm Where: Canadian Cancer Society Durham Region Community Office | 12 Stanley Crt. Unit 3 Whitby | 905-430-5770   Who: The shopping vendors below will be attending:                       Epicure Selections ThinkDIVA   Thirty One Why: All hostess gifts earned by our shopping night will be donated … [Read more...]

7th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference

June 30, 2013, was the opening plenary of the 7th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. We asked Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), to share highlights from the conference via Skype. Please see his reflections, below. - See more HERE.   Dr. Dieffenbach will be sharing highlights from the IAS Conference every day, … [Read more...]

Emmanuelle Gattuso – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this wonderful power of example of what a woman can accomplish when she puts her mind to a project. Thriving above her own personal experience with cancer, this powerhouse devotes her life to raising funds for one of Canada's major cancer centers, working diligently to Find a Cure, always believing that a day will come for our world that will be CANCER FREE.         WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Tiffany Bond is Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer!

Celebrating the personal fundraising page for The Jackie Bond Bunch Team In 2008 my mom and I were both diagnosed with cancer within the same week. She had breast cancer and I had Oropharynx (throat) cancer HPV related. I was 39 and she was 61. My beautiful sister in law was diagnosed with colon cancer within the same month as us. She was 56. My chemotherapy and radiation treatment saved my life but one week after I finished my 35th radiation treatment I lost my greatest love and best … [Read more...]

HEPATITIS ACTION PLAN CELEBRATES 2ND

This month marks the 2nd Anniversary of Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis – and over the past two years, with your support, we have been able to achieve: Improved federal coordination and collaboration – The Action Plan has fostered enhanced engagement and unprecedented collaboration across federal government. To pursue the Action Plan’s goals, a working group comprised of representatives from the U.S. … [Read more...]

The 2014 Budget highlights the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The 2014 Budget highlights this Administration’s ongoing commitment to implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The Budget also aligns with the President’s commitment to achieving the goals of the Strategy by investing in evidence-based interventions, focusing efforts in populations most affected by HIV, and supporting vital research. The Budget is a comprehensive plan that reduces the deficit and puts the Nation on a sound fiscal course. By making strategic and science-based investments … [Read more...]

Kathy Giusti – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this power of example to our world, a woman that is devoting her life to the betterment of others through her own foundation addressing issues and creating hope for all those suffering from 'multiple myeloma', an incurable blood cancer that threatens thousands every year. It is difficult for someone who is going through a tough time to help someone else who is in need. Most often, he would think to herself, “How am I going … [Read more...]

Aids.gov, ‘highlighted videos’, HIV/AIDS epidemic on African American

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), observed annually on February 7, provides an excellent opportunity to build HIV awareness within and beyond African American communities. Today, we highlight videos—both new and old—that are available through AIDS.gov and can be used to generate conversation about the disproportionate impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on African American communities. Each year, individuals across the country take part in AIDS.gov’s Facing AIDS photo-sharing … [Read more...]

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